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The '''Carter Family''' was a traditional American folk music group that recorded between 1927 and 1956. Their music had a profound impact on bluegrass music|bluegrass, country music|country, Southern Gospel, popular music|pop and rock musicians as well as on the Folk & blues revival|U.S. folk revival of the 1960s. They were the first vocal group to become country music stars. Their recordings of songs such as "Wabash Cannonball", "Can the Circle Be Unbroken (By and By)|Can the Circle Be Unbroken", "Wildwood Flower", "Keep On the Sunny Side" and "I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes" made these songs country standards. The latter's tune was used for Roy Acuff's "The Great Speckled Bird (song)|The Great Speckled Bird", Hank Thompson (musician)|Hank Thompson's "The Wild Side of Life" and Kitty Wells' "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels", making the song a hit...
OriginMaces Spring, Virginia
GenreCountry music|Country, Folk music|folk, Americana music|americana
Years active1927-2007; 2012- Present
Label| associated_acts = Johnny Cash, Jimmie Rodgers (country singer)|Jimmie Rodgers
Website| current_members = Dale Jett Carter|Dale Jett
John Carter Cash
Past membersA. P. Carter
Sara Carter
Maybelle Carter
Helen Carter
Anita Carter
June Carter Cash
Janette Carter
Joe Carter (country musician)|Joe Carter
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